Frank Bures' Healthful Hint: Melanoma in the news after Carter diagnosis
In Carter's case, the tissue of origin of his melanoma isn't clear. A reference from the Melanoma Education Foundation quotes place of origin for melanoma being 90 percent skin, 5 percent unknown, meaning never found, 2 to 3 percent eyes, 2 percent ...
Winona Daily News - Sun, 30 Aug 2015 04:26

In Cutaneous Melanoma, Early Sentinel-Node Biopsy Associated with Poorer Survival
Early sentinel-node biopsy is associated with poorer survival than delayed biopsy in patients with cutaneous melanoma, a study published this month in the European Journal of Cancer has shown.1. The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 74,000 ...
Cancer Therapy Advisor - Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:00

Esther Cepeda: Educate yourself on melanoma
CHICAGO — Former President Jimmy Carter got me to schedule a doctor's appointment and buy sunscreen. When I heard that Carter has four spots of melanoma on his brain, I felt a bit of a gut punch. Melanoma? What is skin cancer doing on the president's ...
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette - Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:00

Cepeda: Don't bake your DNA
Roanoke Times (blog) - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:11

Combination Therapies Continue to Advance in Melanoma
The frontline checkpoint combination of nivolumab (Opdivo) plus ipilimumab (Yervoy) has also shown promise for patients with advanced melanoma. In data from the phase II CheckMate-069 trial presented at ASCO 2015, ORR was 60% with the combination ...
OncLive - Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:33

Carter Brings Awareness To Melanoma
RENO, NV - Jimmy Carter's recent announcement that cancer has spread to his brain took most people off guard. Especially when you consider the cancer started as a melanoma, or skin cancer. How can something outside the body make its way to internal ...
KOLO - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:05

Carter's melanoma a wake-up call (blog) - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:00

How melanoma can spread from your skin to your brain
Yahoo News Canada (blog) - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:26

Former US President Jimmy Carter has 'four spots of melanoma on brain'
PPP - Wed, 26 Aug 2015 00:25

Jimmy Carter on Cancer: Melanoma Found on his Brain
Bulletin Leader - Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:15

New combination treatment effective against cutaneous metastatic melanoma
In findings never before seen in melanoma, a novel combination therapy was found to be highly effective at treating patients with skin metastases. This new research was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (2015; ...
Oncology Nurse Advisor - Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:41

BRIEF-SciBase's US Reader Study shows improvement in detection of melanoma ...
Aug 31 SciBase AB : * Scibase's US reader study shows significant improvement in detection of melanoma using Nevisense. * With results from study, SciBase can now compile their complete application. * Can now finalize its pre-market approval (PMA) ...
Reuters - Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:07

Jimmy Carter Gets New Melanoma Treatment: Here's How It Works
Recent advances in immunotherapy have changed the way metastatic melanoma is treated, said Dr. Grace Dy, an associate professor of oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York, who is not involved in Carter's treatment. Doctors used ...
Live Science - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 08:22

Jimmy Carter, Melanoma And The Promise Of Immunotherapy In The Elderly
Forbes - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:07

Why President Carter's Melanoma Announcement Was Groundbreaking
Huffington Post - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:43

Jimmy Carter Melanoma
TWC News - Sat, 22 Aug 2015 16:03

Jimmy Carter's melanoma diagnosis sheds light on new advances in cancer treatments
MinnPost - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 07:54

No ordinary patient: Carter's Stage IV melanoma and how it will be treated
Fox 59 - Fri, 21 Aug 2015 06:12

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